ANC Take Heed – Even Big Brands Die If They Abandon Their Founding Values

[The Conversation Africa] Cape Town -In 1994 the idea that the African National Congress (ANC) might lose power in South Africa was unthinkable. Now, with elections approaching in 2019, the party is on the ropes. It’s a classic tale of a strong brand t…

[The Conversation Africa] Cape Town -In 1994 the idea that the African National Congress (ANC) might lose power in South Africa was unthinkable. Now, with elections approaching in 2019, the party is on the ropes. It's a classic tale of a strong brand that has been allowed to denature, thanks to a string of scandals and the inability to deliver basic services consistently.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

How Partnerships Enriched the Learning for Nairobi Slum Children

[The Conversation Africa] Eight years of research in low-income neighbourhoods of Nairobi have opened my eyes to the significant role of school, family and community partnerships. Not only are they crucial for student achievement, they can narrow the p…

[The Conversation Africa] Eight years of research in low-income neighbourhoods of Nairobi have opened my eyes to the significant role of school, family and community partnerships. Not only are they crucial for student achievement, they can narrow the performance gap between children in high and low income settings.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Why We Have Not Arraigned Evans – Police

[Guardian] Reasons were given by the police high command this morning why billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans, decided to drag the Nigeria Police to court over his continuous detention.

[Guardian] Reasons were given by the police high command this morning why billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans, decided to drag the Nigeria Police to court over his continuous detention.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Four Alleged Robbers Held After ‘Wild Shootout’ At Cape Town Mall

[News24Wire] A group of alleged armed robbers ran out of luck on Wednesday when they tried to hit a cellphone store at Riverside Mall, just a few hundred metres from the Rondebosch police station in Cape Town.

[News24Wire] A group of alleged armed robbers ran out of luck on Wednesday when they tried to hit a cellphone store at Riverside Mall, just a few hundred metres from the Rondebosch police station in Cape Town.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Parliamentary Committee Saddened at Military Recruitment Scam

[News24Wire] Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on defence and military veterans on Wednesday said it was deeply concerned at a military recruitment scam that saw over 200 people conned out of their money.

[News24Wire] Parliament's Portfolio Committee on defence and military veterans on Wednesday said it was deeply concerned at a military recruitment scam that saw over 200 people conned out of their money.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Miners Rise Up and March As Anglo Gold Ashanti Fires Salvo to Cut 8,500 Jobs

[Daily Maverick] On a day when South Africa’s biggest gold mine, Anglo Gold Ashanti, announced that it was considering retrenching some 8,500 workers, miners from North West province marched on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) to demand an end to …

[Daily Maverick] On a day when South Africa's biggest gold mine, Anglo Gold Ashanti, announced that it was considering retrenching some 8,500 workers, miners from North West province marched on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) to demand an end to retrenchments and a fairer share of the economic wealth being extracted by the mining companies operating in the area. By IHSAAN HAFFEJEE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Drama As Condolence Money Goes ‘Missing’ At Former Minister’s Burial

[Observer] There was drama at the burial of late Maria Nakalema Lubega Mutagamba, the former minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities at Gamba village in Kakuuto sub-county in Rakai district yesterday afternoon.

[Observer] There was drama at the burial of late Maria Nakalema Lubega Mutagamba, the former minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities at Gamba village in Kakuuto sub-county in Rakai district yesterday afternoon.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Muslims Divided Over Boakai Support

[New Dawn] A scheduled endorsement of ruling Unity Party (UP) standard bearer Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai this Sunday, 2 July by a group of Liberian Muslims has generated division among Muslims here, with some calling the gesture an insult to t…

[New Dawn] A scheduled endorsement of ruling Unity Party (UP) standard bearer Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai this Sunday, 2 July by a group of Liberian Muslims has generated division among Muslims here, with some calling the gesture an insult to the religion.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Catholic Diocese Elects New Leaders

[Observer] Luweero -The Catholic diocese of Kasana-Luweero has dropped the system of voting by lining up behind candidates as it ushers in new leaders to different offices.

[Observer] Luweero -The Catholic diocese of Kasana-Luweero has dropped the system of voting by lining up behind candidates as it ushers in new leaders to different offices.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda